The first section of this book offers an insight into the significance of the apple in history.
It then gives a botanical overview of the fruit and explains how to plant, nurture and cultivate your own apple harvest.
The directory section features a unique photographic collection of over 400 internationally grown varieties.
Apples are listed alphabetically from Acme to Zoete Ermgaard.
The versatile apple is a popular ingredient in many tasty recipes, and a collection of classic apple recipes is featured.
Dishes include Curried Apple Soup, Scallops with Apple Mash, Pumpkin and Apple Risotto, Baked Apples, and Apple Crumble.